About Our Department


The Virginia State University Police Department is here to serve you. Our goal is to support educational opportunities for our students by emphasizing service as a priority, conducting crime prevention as a specialty and performing law enforcement activities as a reality.


We espouse a community-oriented policing philosophy and contributes to the quality of life for surrounding neighborhoods. We provide a full range of law enforcement services and endeavor to maintain the highest standards of our profession. Our officers are proficient in state-of-the-art patrol techniques and efficient in crime prevention strategies.


Our agency oversees Patrol Operations, Emergency Communications, Fire and Safety, Police, Parking Enforcement, Records Management Office at Virginia State. In this section, you will find more information about each of these, their services and roles on campus.


At VSUPD, we place the University community first.

VSU Police Department

21012 Service Road
PO Box 9405
Petersburg, VA  23806
Phone (804) 524-5360
Fax (804) 524-6414
police@vsu.edu

VSU Police Department